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Synonyms for weight

the state or quality of being physically heavy

a duty or responsibility that is a source of anxiety, worry, or hardship

the greatest part or portion

the power to produce an effect by indirect means

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

to place a burden or heavy load on

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the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity

sports equipment used in calisthenic exercises and weightlifting

the relative importance granted to something

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an oppressive feeling of heavy force

a system of units used to express the weight of something

(statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance

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weight down with a load

present with a bias

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Likewise, the percentage of ideal body weight had increased slightly 1 month after surgery, but no significant long-term changes were sustained (table).
Dallal acknowledged that the ideal body weight calculations used "may not necessarily be valid for all ethnicities.
He will review their weights and live weight gains, and will discuss how they are going to achieve their ideal body weight.
A Hypno-Gastric Band is ideal for clients who either struggle to lose weight or maintain their natural ideal body weight.
2lbs), making him more than double his ideal body weight and 124% overweight.
He added in order to maintain an ideal body weight, people should take regular physical activity and eat a healthy diet.
On admission, the patients were at 80% of their ideal body mass index (BMI), based on 50th percentile ideal body weight for age.
The University of Aberdeen's Dr Ghiyath Shayeb said: "Our findings suggest men who are trying for a baby with their partners should first try to achieve an ideal body weight.
It is equally important to document residents' histories--especially in cases such as the arrival of the little elderly lady who has weighed 80 pounds for the last 20 years and is not likely to ever reach her ideal body weight at age 93.
He was only half his ideal body weight when he was handed over to Liverpool RSPCA.
When a person is termed "obese," how much over ideal body weight is he or she?
By observing the responses of pediatric patients in a hospital setting before, during, and after an operation, Roche was able to determine that obese children should be dosed according to their ideal body weight rather than their actual weight to avoid risk of an overdose.
Being more than 20 percent above ideal body weight or having a body mass index (BMI) of greater than or equal to 27.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study using the body mass index as a measure found that half of all Americans are overweight, carrying up to 30 pounds more than their ideal body weight.
People are classified as obese if they weigh 20 per cent over their ideal body weight.